Search for dissertations about: "shame"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 55 swedish dissertations containing the word shame.

  1. 1. Shame and guilt : Sociology as a poietic system

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Vessela Misheva; Uppsala universitet.; [2000]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Sociology; shame; guilt; poietic and autopoietic systems; social selves; language; sociology; society; community; civilization; Sociologi; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Sociology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Sociologi; Sociologi; Sociology;

    Abstract : This dissertation had a clear and simple task: to define what shame is. This necessarily entailed clarifying the distinction between shame and its main modem counterpart, guilt. READ MORE

  2. 2. More or less than human the influence of shame on psychological distress

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Lotta Strömsten; Umeå universitet.; [2011]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Shame; shame-proneness; guilt; self-conscious emotions; psychological distress; coping; attachment styles; Compass of Shame;

    Abstract : Background Shame is a powerful emotion involved in a wide variety of phenomena including psychopathology. The propensity to react with shame to situations of transgression is formed early in life, but the processes by which elevated shame-proneness causes higher levels of psychological distress and functional impairment in some people rather than in others is as yet poorly understood. READ MORE

  3. 3. Guilt and shame in end-of-life care the next-of-kin's perspectives

    University dissertation from Växjö, Kalmar : Linnaeus University Press

    Author : Carina Werkander Harstäde; Linnéuniversitetet.; [2012]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; end-of-life care; guilt; hermeneutics; next-of-kin; relatives; secondary analysis; semantic concept analysis; shame; Vårdvetenskap; Caring Science;

    Abstract : Aim: The overall aim of the thesis was to explore and describe the concepts of guilt and shame and gain a greater understanding of the next-of-kin’s experiences of guilt and shame in end-of-life care.Methods: Study I was a qualitative secondary analysis of 47 interviews with next-of-kin searching for experiences of guilt and shame. READ MORE

  4. 4. Shame: Mechanisms of Activation and Consequences for Social Perception and Self-image

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Katja Claesson; Uppsala universitet.; [2005]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Psychology; shame; emotion; self-image; unconscious; Psykologi; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Psychology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Psykologi;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis was the exploration of shame. Four experiments are among the very first to empirically test the validity of Tomkins' shame concept. The relation between internalized shame and memories of early interactions was examined, as well as Tomkins' concept of shame as an innate, momentary emotion. READ MORE

  5. 5. Male's honour and female's shame : Gender and ethnic identity contructions among Turkish divorcées in the migration context

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Aylin Akp nar; Uppsala universitet.; [1998]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Sociology; migration; gender and ethnic identity; divorce; family; honour and shame; private and public patriarchy; Sociologi; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Sociology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Sociologi; Sociology; sociologi;

    Abstract : This dissertation deals with the construction of gender and ethnic identity among Turkish immigrant divorcees in Sweden. The author explores what it means to be a divorcée from the perspective of fifteen Turkish women of varying ages and with different socio-economic and regional backgrounds. READ MORE